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OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — Media Advisory — Groundbreaking ceremony for the Kapalama Container Terminal (KCT)

Posted on Jan 12, 2018 in Latest Department News, Office of the Governor Press Releases


WHAT: Groundbreaking ceremony for the Kapālama Container
Terminal (KCT) — the largest capital improvement project in
the history of Hawai‘i’s harbor system. The Hawai‘i
Department of Transportation (HDOT), Harbors Division,
begins construction of KCT, the centerpiece of the Harbors
Modernization Plan. The $448 million investment will add an
84-acre cargo container yard, 1,800 linear feet of new berthing
space and other upgrades that are crucial for the continued
success of the harbors system.

WHEN: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.

WHO: Governor David Ige
Jade Butay, Interim Director, Hawai‘i Department of
Darrell Young, Harbors Division Deputy Director, Hawai‘i
Department of Transportation
Key state lawmakers, maritime executives, stevedoring
companies, union representatives and industry leaders

WHERE: Honolulu Harbor at Snug Harbor (Map and directions attached)

Media Contacts:
Tim Sakahara
Public Information Officer
State of Hawai‘i Department of Transportation
[email protected]

Jodi Leong
Deputy Communications Director/Press Secretary
Office of the Governor
Office: 808-586-0043
Mobile: 808-798-3929
[email protected]

Cindy McMillan
Communications Director
Office of the Governor
Office: 808-586-0012
Mobile: 808-265-7974
[email protected]